Renewing your NJ FamilyCare benefits
What you need to know and do.
What is NJ FamilyCare renewal?
It’s the way to see if you are eligible to keep getting NJ FamilyCare benefits for another year. The state will send you a notice saying you need to reapply for NJ FamilyCare, for most people it’s every 12 months.
The notice will tell you:
- The date your documents are due
- What information you need to give
- What documents you need to send
- Ways you can renew
What documents will I need?
It will depend on what applies to you, so check your notice. You may need to send copies of:
- Your birth certificate or driver’s license/state ID
- Pay stubs or tax returns
- Bank statements
- Proof of address
- Bills for housing, utilities and other expenses
- Medical records
- Record of immigration status
What happens if I miss the renewal due date?
If you miss the renew due date, your benefits may end.
Where can I go if I have more questions?
- Call 1-800-701-0710 and talk to a Health Benefits Coordinator (HBC).
- Visit the NJFamilyCare website.
- Meet with someone in person. Find locations here. opens in a new tab
What if my family makes too much money to qualify for NJ FamilyCare?
New Jersey residents at higher income levels can purchase health insurance through GetCoveredNJ, the State Marketplace, at getcovered.nj.gov opens in a new tab
Choose how to renew
Go to njfamilycare.org opens in a new tab
Create or log into your account. Complete and submit forms online.
Contact your local County Welfare Agency and complete the forms in person. Find locations at njfamilycare.org opens in a new tab
Download a paper application from the NJ FamilyCare website and then mail it to:
PO Box 8367
Trenton, NJ 08650
See your member benefits and other health plan details at myuhc.com/communityplan opens in a new tab